The Shirelles

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The Shirelles
The Shirelles
The Shirelles i 1962
Opphav USA New Jersey, USA
Periode 19581982
Tidligere navn The Poquellos, Shirley & the Shirelles
Sjanger Rhythm & Blues, rock, doo-wop, pop, Soul
Plateselskap Tiara Records, Decca, Scepter Records, Bell Records, RCA
Nettsted www.theshirelles.com
Medlemmer
Shirley Owens
Doris Coley
Beverly Lee
Addie "Micki" Harris

The Shirelles var et amerikansk band som på 60-tallet ble den første jentegruppen til å toppe singellistene i USA. Gruppen bestod i Shirley Owens, Doris Coley, Beverly Lee og Addie "Micki" Harris og ble dannet i New Jersey i 1958. De er mest kjent for sine låter "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Mama Said", "Baby It's You" og "Sha La La".

Diskografi[rediger | rediger kilde]

Studioalbum[rediger | rediger kilde]

  • 1961: Tonight's the Night
  • 1961: The Shirelles Sing to Trumpets and Strings
  • 1962: Baby It's You (US #59)
  • 1962: The Shirelles and King Curtis Give a Twist Party (duettalbum med King Curtis)
  • 1963: Foolish Little Girl (US #68)
  • 1963: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • 1967: Spontaneous Combustion (Live album)
  • 1968: Eternally, Soul (duettalbum med King Curtis)
  • 1972: Happy and in Love (RCA)
  • 1973: The Shirelles (RCA)
  • 1975: Shirley Alston: With a Little Help From My Friends (Prodigal)
  • 1976: The Shirelles: Let's Give Each Other Love (RCA)
  • 1977; Lady Rose (Shirley Alston) (Strawberry)
  • 1977; Lady Rose Sings the Shirelles' Greatest Hits (Shirley Alston) (Strawberry)

Samlealbum[rediger | rediger kilde]

  • 1963: Greatest Hits (US #19)
  • 1964: The Shirelles Sing the Golden Oldies
  • 1967: Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • 1972: Remember When

Singler[rediger | rediger kilde]

  • 1958: "I Met Him on a Sunday (Ronde-Ronde)" (USA Decca #49)
  • 1959: "Dedicated to the One I Love" (USA Scepter #83)
  • 1960: "Tonight's the Night" (USA #39)
  • 1961: "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" (Gerry Goffin/Carole King) (USA #1, England #3)
  • 1961: "Dedicated to the One I Love" (USA #3; rerelease of 1959 hit)
  • 1961: "Mama Said" (USA #4)
  • 1961: "What a Sweet Thing That Was" (USA #54)
  • 1961: "A Thing of the Past" (USA #41)
  • 1961: "Big John" (USA #21)
  • 1962: "Baby It's You" (Burt Bacharach/Mack David/Barney Williams) (USA #8)
  • 1962: "The Things I Want to Hear (Pretty Words)" (USA #107)
  • 1962: "Soldier Boy" (Luther Dixon/Florence Greenberg) (USA #1, England #23)
  • 1962: "Welcome Home, Baby" (USA #22)
  • 1962: "Stop The Music" (USA #36)
  • 1962: "It's Love That Really Counts" (USA #102)
  • 1963: "Everybody Loves a Lover" (USA #19)
  • 1963: "Foolish Little Girl" (USA #4, UK Stateside #38)
  • 1963: "Don't Say Goodnight and Mean Goodbye" (USA #26)
  • 1963: "Not for All the Money in the World" (USA #100)
  • 1963: "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (USA #92)
  • 1963: "31 Flavors" (USA #97)
  • 1963: "What Does a Girl Do?" (USA #53)
  • 1964: "Tonight You're Gonna Fall in Love With Me" (USA #57)
  • 1964: "Sha-La-La" (USA #69)
  • 1964: "Thank You, Baby" (USA #63)
  • 1964: "Maybe Tonight" (USA #88)
  • 1965: "Are You Still My Baby" (USA #91)
  • 1967: "Last Minute Miracle" (USA #99)
  • 1969: "Go Away, Find Yourself" (Bell)
  • 1970: "Strange, I Still Love You" (UA)
  • 1970: "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" (UA)
  • 1972: "No Sugar Tonight" (RCA)
  • 1972: "Let's Give Each Other Love" (RCA)
  • 1974: "I Hear Those Church Bells Ringing"/"Chapel of Love" (Shirley Alston) (Prodigal)

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